OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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SB-502

AN ACT CONCERNING BICYCLE SAFETY.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 6949

File Copy No.: 334

Senate Calendar No.: 246


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Department of Transportation

TF - Potential Cost

See Below

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Note: TF=Transportation Fund

Municipal Impact:

Municipalities

Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

Various Municipalities

Potential Cost

See Below

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Explanation

The amendment requires the Department of Transportation (DOT), where appropriate to take into consideration AASHTO standards for bicycle lanes.  This may result in a potential cost to DOT and municipalities for additional construction costs on roadways to meet ASSHTO bicycle lane standards.

The amendment clarifies bicycle safety laws and does not result in a fiscal impact.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.